Various Artists - Great Moments of the 20th Century mp3 album

03:53:57
Various Artists - Great Moments of the 20th Century mp3 album
Speeches,Spoken Word
  • Performer:
    Various Artists
  • Title:
    Great Moments of the 20th Century
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  • Style:
    Speeches,Spoken Word
  • Duration:
    03:53:57
Various Artists - Great Moments of the 20th Century mp3 album

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    1990 mb
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    1161 mb
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Track List - Disc 1

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Inventor Marconi Talks About Sending the First Transatlantic Radio ... 1:02
2 The Double-Sided Record, New from the Columbia Graphophone Company, Off 1:59
3 Inventor Thomas Edision Announces the Age of Electricity 1:03
4 Commander Robert E. Peary Expounds on the Allure of Arctic Exploration 0:47
5 Survivor Gives Harrowing Account of the R.M.S. Titanic Disaster 2:25
6 Presidential Candidate Woodrow Wilson Makes the Case for a Living 1:35
7 British Member of Parliment Horatio Bottomley Asserts That We Are ... 0:54
8 American Federation of Labor President Samuel Gompers Explains ... 1:12
9 Commander of American Expeditionary Forces in France, General J.J. ... 0:32
10 Former Ambassador to Germany James Gerard Challenges ... 0:50
11 An Explanation of Inventor Lee DeForest's Principles of Talking Film 0:41
12 Attorney Clarence Darrow Proclaims the Real Cause of Crime Is Poverty, 1:35
13 Humorist Will Rogers Muses on His Entry in the Congressional Record 1:40
14 Aviator Charles Lindbergh Reflects on the First-Ever Transatlantic ... 0:58
15 As the Threat of War Once Again Looms over Europe, Winston ... 1:50
16 Expartiate Author Henry Miller Reads from His Controversial Book, ... 0:58
17 Lousiana Senator Huey Long Criticizes the Current Rossevelt ... 1:19
18 Indian Leader Mohandas Gandhi Shares His Beliefs 0:40
19 President Franklin D. Roosevelt Visits Dust Bowl States and Vows ... 1:45
20 Physicist Albert Einstein Asserts That Modern Man Is Detached from The 2:31
21 King Edward VIII Announces His Abdication of the Throne and ... 1:17
22 News Coverage of the Hindenburg Airship Disaster 1:33
23 The Man and the Mouse: Mickey Mouse Turns 10 Years Old 1:03
24 Civil Rights Activist Asa Philip Randolph Pleas for Social and ... 1:02
25 Aviator Howard Hughes and Crew Successfully Complete World's First ... 1:08
26 Sigmund Freud Discusses Psychoanalysis 1:16
27 Dramatist and Critic George Bernard Shaw Defines the Pacifist Movement 2:01
28 President Franklin D. Roosevelt Commemorates the Nations of the ... 1:37
29 Author Margaret Mitchell Expresses Gratitude over Winning Pulitzer ... 0:40
30 Broadcaster Edward R. Murrow Reports Plans for the Evacuation of ... 1:38
31 Nazi Germany Mounts Blitzkrieg Invasion of Poland 1:15
32 Nazi Germany Denies Aggression Toward Poland, Claiming Self-Defense 1:26
33 British Prime Minister Neville Chamerlain Declares a State of War 0:46
34 German Chancellor Adolf Hitler Condemns Polish Aggression Toward Germa 2:17
35 Italian Fascist Leader Benito Mussolini Declares War on the Allied ... 1:54
36 American Jounalist William L. Shirer Reports on French Armistice Signi 1:36
37 Labor Leader John L. Lewis Supports Wendell Willkie for President 1:53
38 President Franklin D. Roosevelt Annouces the First Peacetime Draft ... 0:58
39 President Franklin D. Roosevelt Declares War on Japan 1:13
40 Mayor Fiorello Laguardia Publicizes the New Convenient New York 1:25
41 Announcement of Allied Invasion of North Africa 0:27
42 President Franklin D. Roosevelt Reports the Allied Armies' ... 0:23
43 First Allied Phanes Leave England, Leading D-Day Invasion 1:25
44 Report of U.S. Flag Raised over Island of Iwo Jima 1:14
45 Annoucement of Allied Forces Crossing the Rhine River 0:50
46 Report of German Army's Unconditional Surrender in Italy 0:47
47 Adolf Hitler Commits Suicide 0:40
48 V-E Day Report of German Surrender Ending the War in Europe 1:14
49 V-E Day Celebration in Times Square New York City 1:54
50 President Harry Truman Signs the United Nations Charter 1:20
51 Report of the U.S. Having Dropped the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima 1:09
52 V-J Day Report of Japanese Surrender Ending the War in the Pacific 0:53
53 British Former Prime Minister Winston Churchill Declares Eastern ... 1:01
54 U.S. Census Reveals Postwar Infant Population Boom 1:09
55 Secretary of State George C. Marshall Announces Plan to Revitalize ... 1:32
56 Soviet Blockade of Berlin Thwarted by U.S. Air Force Efforts 0:58
57 United Nations Representative ABBA Eban Comments on Israel's ... 1:19
58 President Harry Truman Mocks Naysayer Journalists in Election ... 1:50
59 White House Issues Statement That Soviet Union Has Atomic Bomb 0:15
60 Bobby Thompson Secures New York Giants' National League Pennant ... 1:33
61 Baseball Great Joe Dimaggio Announces His Retirement 0:36
62 Vice-President Candidate Richard M. Nixon Defends Himself Against ... 1:28
63 Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin Dies at Age 73 0:26

Track List - Disc 2

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Atomic Bomb Testing Continues 1:59
2 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain 0:53
3 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Are Denied Clemancy 2:22
4 President Dwight D. Eisenhower Officially Annouces End to Korean ... 0:46
5 Author Ray Bradbury Provides More Positive Outlook on Future Than ... 1:04
6 President Dwight Eisenhower Assures There Will Be Further ... 1:06
7 Congressmen Provide Conflicting Viewpoints on School Desegregation 1:59
8 Senator Joseph McCarthy Presides at House un-American Activities ... 2:34
9 New York Giants Manager Leo Durocher States Strong Leadership Is a ... 1:14
10 Author Ernest Hemingway Delivers Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech 1:21
11 Cleveland Disc Jockey Alan Freed at the Top of His Form Hosting ... 0:54
12 Ensure Your Safety With the Purchase of This Nuclear Survival ... 1:49
13 James Dean Discusses His Craft on the Set of Rebel Without a Cause 0:57
14 Music Experts Squabble over Meaning of Rock & Roll 2:15
15 Yankees Pitcher Don Larsen Delivers First Perfect Game in World Series 1:54
16 Hungarian Revolt Crushed by Soviets 1:10
17 What Do We Know About Cuban Revolutionary Fidel Castro? 1:04
18 Althea Gibson Becomes First Black Athlete to Win Wimbledon Tennis ... 0:26
19 President Dwight D. Eisenhower Denouces Arkansas Efforts to ... 1:07
20 Black Politician Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Speaks Out on Notion of ... 1:54
21 United States Successfully Launches First Orbiting Satellite, Explorer 1:06
22 Author Lorraine Hansberry Discusses Her Play a Raison in the Sun 1:04
23 NASA Introduces First Seven Astronauts for Project Mercury 0:55
24 Cuban Premier Fidel Castro Vistis U.S. For First Time 1:08
25 Author Allen Ginsberg and Anthropologist Margaret Mead Discuss Origins 2:17
26 Presidential Candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon ... 2:12
27 President-Elect John F. Kennedy Wins Narrow-Margin Victory 1:34
28 President Dwight D. Eisenhower Delivers Military Industrial ... 0:56
29 President John F. Kennedy Addresses Nation With Inaugural Speech 1:14
30 Bay of Pigs Invasion Denounced at United Nations Address 1:04
31 Federal Communications Commission Chairman Newton Minow Decries ... 0:42
32 The Birth of the Berlin Wall 1:19
33 Launch of Telstar Satellite Ushers in Age of High-Speed ... 0:43
34 Author John Steinbeck Discusses Winning Nobel Prize for Literature 1:09
35 Debut of World's First Talking/Singing Computer 1:20
36 President John F. Kennedy Visits the Berlin Wall and Rallies ... 0:58
37 President John F. Kennedy Is Assassinated 2:19
38 JFK Assassination Suspect Lee Harvey Oswald Is Shot 3:52
39 North Vietnamese Vessels Attack U.S. Navy in Gulf of Tonkin 3:19
40 Activist Mario Savio Speaks Out on Uc Berkeley Education Tyranny 1:16
41 Reports Confirm Societ Communist Party Personnel Shake-Up 1:17
42 Activist Whitney Young Talks in Selma, Alabama, on the Importance ... 0:45
43 Racial Violence Breaks Out in Watts District of Los Angeles 1:16
44 Vietnamese Radio Propaganda Queen Hanoi Hannah Broadcasts to U.S. ... 0:27
45 Dr. Christiaan Barnard Performs First Human Heart Transplant 1:30
46 Israeli Foreign Minister Golda Meir Articulates Israel's Need for ... 0:36
47 Senator Robert Kennedy Announces Presidential Candidacy 0:57
48 President Lyndon B. Johnson Declines Nomination for Reelection 0:38
49 Martin Luther King, Jr. Stirs Memphis Audience With Mountain Top ... 1:02
50 Senator Robert Kennedy Is Assassinated 1:20
51 Soviets Invade Czechoslovakia 0:35
52 Riots Break Out at 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention 2:07
53 Apollo 8 Astronauts Conduct Christmas Eve Broadcast 0:35
54 Mickey Mantle Gives Farewell Speech to Yankees Fans 0:39
55 Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong Broadcasts Man's First Steps on ... 0:14
56 Beatle Paul McCartney Refutes Rumors of His Death 0:33
57 Thousands of Protesters Show Support on Vietnam Moratorium Day 0:48
58 Vice President Spiro Agnew Lashes Out Against the Media Elite 1:46

Track List - Disc 3

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Commander James A. Lovell, Jr., Reports from Apollo 13 Houston ... 0:15
2 National Voting Age Is Lowered to 18 0:40
3 New York Congresswoman Bella Abzug Testimonial on the Equal Rights ... 0:47
4 National Organization of Women Founder Betty Friedan Speaks Out During 2:10
5 President Richard Nixon Announces Plans to Visit Communist China 0:24
6 Future of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Cites the ... 1:13
7 United Nations Officially Recognizes People's Republic of China 1:13
8 Governor Ronald Reagan Views George Wallace Assassination Attempt ... 1:39
9 Olympic Athletes Are Taken Hostage in Munich 1:02
10 Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Announces Peace Is at Hand in ... 1:00
11 Supreme Court Decision Legalizes Abortion in Roe V. Wade 1:28
12 Members of American Indian Movement Take over Wounded Knee, South ... 0:34
13 Dispute at White House over Release of Watergate Tapes 1:06
14 President Richard Nixon Concedes One Can Only Be Angry With Those ... 2:27
15 President Richard Nixon's Resignation: I Have Never Been a Quitter 1:13
16 President Richard Nixon Bids Farewell to His White House Staff 1:53
17 President Gerald Ford Gives Inaugural Speech 1:12
18 South Vietnam Surrenders to Vietcong 0:36
19 Exiled Russian Novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Addresses Harvard ... 0:52
20 Astronaut Thomas Stafford and Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov Seal Joint ... 0:54
21 Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat Gives Goodwill Address to Congress 1:37
22 Congresswoman Barbara Jordan Becomes First Black Woman to Deliver ... 1:02
23 Viking I Travels 500 Million Miles to Land on Mars 0:54
24 Former Beatle John Lennon Finally Wins Residency Status in U.S. 1:37
25 Outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease 0:50
26 Space Shuttle Enterprise Passes First Flight Test 1:15
27 Elvis Presley Dies at 42 0:42
28 The Observations of San Francisco Politician Harvey Milk 0:30
29 Pope John Paul I Dies Suddenly 0:44
30 San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Dianne Feinstein ... 0:29
31 President Jimmy Carter Discusses Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty 0:37
32 Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh Advises Citizens of Possible ... 0:37
33 Entrepreneur Ted Turner Officially Inaugurates the Cable News Network 0:54
34 Labor Unrest in Poland 0:16
35 President Jimmy Carter Annouces Release of 52 American Hostages ... 0:34
36 Conflicting Announcement of the Assassination Attempt on President ... 1:47
37 Assassin Wounds Pope John Paul II 1:01
38 President Ronald Reagan Lays Down the Law to Striking Air-Traffic ... 0:31
39 Brittain and Argentina at War over Falkland Islands 1:10
40 Soviets Down Korean Airlines Flight 007 0:25
41 Report of U.S. Invasion from Grenada 0:26
42 Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster 2:34
43 President Ronald Reagan Denies Allegations of Secret Deals With Iran 1:03
44 1988 Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate Llyod Bentsen to ... 1:25
45 President Ronald Reagan Envisions the Shining City 1:01
46 Report of Chinese Government Response to Student Revolt from Tiananmen 1:44
47 Operation Dester Storm Begins 1:37
48 Law Professor Anita Hill Testifies Against Judge Clarence Thomas ... 2:31
49 Supreme Court Nominee Judge Clarence Thomas Gives His Testimony 2:06
50 Observations About the Rodney King Verdict and Ensuing Street Riots In 1:38
51 California State Senator Diane Watson Seeks Culpability for the ... 1:13
52 Motorist Rodney King Implores: Can We All Get Along? 0:11
53 FBI Tactical Briefing Concerning the Branch Davidians' Compound in ... 1:23
54 Nelson Mandela Speaks on Eve of South Africa's Presidential Election 1:33
55 President Bill Clinton Condemns Boming in Oklahoma City 0:29
56 Reading of O.J. Simpson's Trial Verdict 1:32
57 Noa Ben-Artzi Philosof Gives Eulogy for Grandfather Israeli Prime ... 1:04
58 General Colin Powell Declines Bid for Presidency 1:26
59 Unabomber Suspect Theodore Kaczynski Is Apprehended 0:36
60 Richard Jewell Denies Being Responsible for the Bomb Explosion at ... 0:47
61 British Scientist Ian Wilmut Discusses Human Cloning 2:08
62 Britain Returns Conservatorship of Hong Kong to China 1:06
63 Diana, Princess of Whales, Dies in Car Crash 0:29
64 Linda Tripp Records Monica Lewinsky 2:26
65 President Bill Clinton Avows I Did Not Have Sexual Relations With That 0:41
66 President Bill Clinton Testifies His Explanation Was Legally Accurate 0:31
67 Mark McGwire Breaks Roger Maris' Single-Season Home Run Record 0:24
68 U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan Appeals for Peace over War in Kosovo 0:29
69 U.S. Returns Conservatorship of the Panama Canal Back to Panama 0:52
70 Record-Breaking Stock Exchange Frenzy Continues 0:41
71 President Bill Clinton Observes the Dawning of the New Millennium 0:28
72 The Celebration of New Year's Eve in Times Square 2:16

Credits

Vanessa Atkins - Editorial Supervision
Bret Berg - Project Assistant
Hugh Brown - Art Direction
Sheryl Farber - Project Assistant
Bob Fisher - Remastering
Daniel Goldmark - Editorial Research
Rachel Gutek - Art Direction, Design
Jim Hughes - Project Assistant
Michael Wesley Johnson - Producer
David McLees - Liner Notes
Gordon Skene - Producer, Track Annotations
Julee Stover - Editorial Supervision